1. Songwriters Settle Eagles Royalty Suit

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jackson Browne and fellow songwriters J.D. Souther and Jack Tempchin have settled a lawsuit with publisher Warner/Chappell Music over millions of dollars in royalties from the Eagles' "Their Greatest Jackson Browne and fellow songwriters J.D. Souther and Jack Tempchin have settled a…

  2. The Rodeo Eroded

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Following two critically lauded albums for Angel/EMI, the Tin Hat Trio shifts to the Atlantic-distributed Ropedope imprint for the venturesome instrumental group's most engaging, impressive album yet. Following two critically lauded albums for Angel/EMI, the Tin Hat Trio shifts to the…

  3. Songs to No One: 1991-1992

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Since Jeff Buckley's tragic death at age 30 in 1997, Columbia has offered balm to his still-devoted fans via the two-disc studio work-in-progress Sketches (For My Sweetheart the Drunk) and the excelle Since Jeff Buckley's tragic death at age 30 in 1997, Columbia has offered balm to…

  4. 2002 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards Winners

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Association Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 13th annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Awards, held Oct. 17 at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville: Entertainer of the year: the Del McCoury Band Male vocalist of the…

  5. Hot Product

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Faith Hill, LL Cool J, "Red Hot + Riot," Jeff Buckley, and more. 'Cry' Me A River Faith Hill returns this week with her long-awaited new Warner Bros. album, "Cry." The title cut has made a quick impact across the Billboard singles…

  6. Supernaw Arrested After Birthday Brawl

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Country singer Doug Supernaw was tossed in jail last week after police say he attacked five officers during a scuffle outside a Brenham, Texas, bar. Suparnaw was arrested early last Thursday, his 42nd Country singer Doug Supernaw was tossed in jail last week after police say he attacked five…

  7. 10 Years in the Life

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Prior to producing for pop sweetheart Britney Spears and boy band 'N Sync, Brian Transeau (more commonly known as BT) spent years honing and fine-tuning his craft in the dance/electronic underground. Prior to producing for pop sweetheart Britney Spears and boy band 'N Sync, Brian…

  8. DVD To Chronicle Inaugural Bonnaroo Fest

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Records Group has set an Oct. 22 release date for the previously tipped "Live From Bonnaroo" DVD. Sanctuary Records Group has set an Oct. 22 release date for the previously tipped "Live From Bonnaroo" DVD. Along with a companion double-disc CD released yesterday …

  9. Jewel Extends 'New Wild West' Tour

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Jewel has laid out plans for a second North American leg of her New Wild West solo acoustic tour. Set to kick off Nov. 7 in Portland, Maine, the tour will play 13 dates through a Nov Singer/songwriter Jewel has laid out plans for a second North American leg of her New Wild…

  10. ZZ Top Combing The Archives For Box Set

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A new ZZ Top album is due in the first quarter of next year via RCA. But fans of the Texas rock trio may find even more to get excited about with a multi-CD set that could also come in 2003. "This sho A new ZZ Top album is due in the first quarter of next year via RCA. But fans of the…

  11. Billboard Bits: RodeoHouston, Nappy Roots, Bluebird Cafe

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on RodeoHouston, Nappy Roots, Bluebird Cafe The 71st edition of RodeoHouston will kick off Feb. 25 in Houston's Reliant Stadium, with a performance by George Strait. Strait, who headlined the finale of last year's RodeoHouston series, will be joined by Tim McGraw (March 3), ZZ…

  12. 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards Winners

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Country Music Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards, handed out Sept. 9 in Calgary, Alberta. Fans' Choice Award: Terri Clark Female Artist of the Year: Carolyn Dawn Johnson Male Artist of the Year: Paul Brandt Group or Duo of the…

  13. Country Stars Join Texas Stampede

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Vince Gill, Toby Keith, and Brooks & Dunn have signed on to headline concerts in conjunction with Texas Stampede, a rodeo competition running Oct. 24-27 at Dallas' Amer Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Vince Gill, Toby Keith, and Brooks & Dunn have signed…

  14. Tunes On TV

    September 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Sept. 2-8, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 2 "Teen Choice Presents: Summer Music Mania," ABC Family Channel Featured Artists:, Alanis Morissette, No Doubt, Britney Spears, Ja Rule, Ashanti…

  15. Double-Disc Bonnaroo Set Due Next Month

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Sanctuary will on Sept. 24 release a double-disc live album chronicling this year's inaugural Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. As first tipped here last month, Sanctuary will on Sept. 24 release a double-disc live album chronicling this year's…

  16. Alabama Farewell Tour Starts To Take Shape

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The members of veteran country act Alabama will wave goodbye to their fans next year with a farewell tour that will kick off on New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. The full schedule has not yet been unveiled The members of veteran country act Alabama will wave goodbye to their fans next year…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) 2001 Hall of Fame Award. The honor is given to individuals for distinguished service to the nation. 2001 - Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) 2001…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>The two remaining members of multi-platinum British R&B act Eternal confirm that they are going their separate ways. Group members Easther and Vernie Bennett announce that they will 2000 - The two remaining members of multi-platinum British R&B act Eternal…

  19. This Day in Music

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Soul singer Betty Everett is found dead at her home in Beloit, Wis. She is 61. A onetime gospel singer, Everett is best known for her single ""The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss),"" 2001 - Soul singer Betty Everett is found dead at her…

  20. 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards, which will be handed out Oct. 17 in Louisville, Ky.: Entertainer of the year: Alison Krauss & Union Station Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver The Del McCoury Band Ricky…

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